SARASOTA -- A gunman Monday afternoon robbed a bank near the Manatee-Sarasota county line, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
About 1 p.m., the gunman entered the Fifth Third Bank at 6265 N. Tuttle Ave., near University Parkway, threatened a teller and fled on foot with an undetermined amount of cash, according to a news release.
The suspect was described as standing 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighing 165 pounds. He was wearing dark clothes, a fedora and dark cloth covering his face.
Anyone with information can call the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office at (941) 861-4900 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS (8477), or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com or via text message by texting TIP109 plus a message to CRIMES (274637).